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quad bike

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a vehicle like a motorcycle with four large wheels, designed for agricultural, sporting, and other off-road uses
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The campaign, in cooperation with Dubai Tourist Police, targeted 23 different camping sites fitted with quad bike circuits and sensitised the owners of tourist camps to provide safety tools and equipment when renting quad bikes.
The man, in his 30s, was riding on a quad bike in Wheatley Hill, County Durham when he fell off and suffered a life-threatening head injury.
A spokesman for South Wales Police said: "A male - believed to be the rider of the quad bike - has been taken to hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries."
If police confiscate a quad bike, then the owner must pay Dhs50,000 to recover his or her bike, or after three months it will be sold at auction.
However, it can be extremely risky to hire a quad bike as a means of transport to get around resorts and to use on main roads.
The woman died instantly when she fell off the quad bike and smashed her head on a steel part of the vehicle while trying to climb sand dunes, a tragedy which could have been averted had she been supplied with the correct safety equipment.
"The regulations on quad bike have been there since 2009, but our initial efforts to control the operations were not successful.
He added: "The construction of this quad bike circuit is intended to bolster other external efforts to curtail the negative phenomena resulting from negligence and wrong practices of quad biking.
"The owner of a quad bike is responsible for the safety of the rider, making sure the rider is of the correct age and that they follow correct and legal driving practices," said Major Al Dossary.
Bahrain's police have launched a crackdown on quad bikes following a string of complaints from motorists and pedestrians.
It identified collisions with fixed objects, another quad bike or other vehicles, and rollovers as the major forms of accidents involving quad bike.